Daniel David (D.D.) Palmer is the acknowledged founder of modern chiropractic – this article tells the story of how we now have a plaque that reaffirms this fact. But the plaque, installed by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, also affirms the fact that the profession and its founder not only have historical significance, but are recognized as an integral and noteworthy part of Canadian society.
William Leonard Hunt grew up among the small towns and rolling hills of southern Ontario in the 1840s. With his birth in 1838 began a life so extraordinary that fact often blurs with fiction, leading one amazed spectator to label him the “the most versatile man in history” and another to dub him “a genius, a devil, a hero, a Peter Pan, Houdini and Barnum and many more wrapped in one.”
Nov. 17, Toronto, ON – The Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA), in conjunction with the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors (ACAC), invites DCs from across Canada and beyond to Toronto for the Canadian Chiropractic Convention 2010 (CCC2010). It will be held at the Sheraton Center in Toronto, from November 11-13, 2010.
Sept. 23, Port Perry, ON – On Saturday, September 19, a plaque honouring Daniel David (D.D) Palmer, was unveiled in Palmer Park, Port Perry, Ontario. Hosted by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and the municipality of Skugog – in which Port Perry is located – the unveiling ceremony was organized to commemorate the national historical significance of the man known as the father of chiropractic.
Sept. 9, Toronto, ON – The Ontario Chiropractic Association’s (OCA) Pathways to Practice – taking place at the InterContinental Toronto Centre on Saturday, Sept. 26 – will feature a formidable line-up of speakers who will share their knowledge and expertise with attendees.
The world sees Canadian chiropractic researchers as the profession’s upper echelon of scientists in this field. It is a widely known – and, perhaps, agreed upon – point, that achieving affiliations with universities affords greater opportunity for, and lends more credibility to, research efforts in any field.
Our May column chronicling the exploits of Harry Yates, and his record-setting 1919 London-Cairo flight, struck a chord with readers. Here are a few of your comments:
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the world’s leading health authority. For a DC, an internship with the WHO is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to gain more insight on how chiropractic, and chiropractors, fit in with global health, while giving back to the chiropractic profession.
For me, the annual professional events roster from March to June has long been a harbinger of spring. This may not seem very poetic, but I’ve always seen a renewal of commitment take place at these particular events, as months of work see the light of day
When the Royal Air Force (RAF) courier interrupted young Harry’s crap game in London’s Savoy Hotel, the Canadian flier had little reason to believe he would be alive in a week’s time, let alone finish his game. Still, Flight Lieut.
Happiness and wellness are very interconnected. Let’s ingest some nuggets of life nutrition together. “Happily Ever After” intersects all of our lives.
Recently, I was teaching a seminar where I was talking about leadership. After the talk, a doctor approached me and asked what the difference is between leadership and management.
The deeper meaning of the gift of free choice is that it is not always a question of choosing between good and evil,” wrote Abraham J. Heschel, 45 years ago, “but also of choosing between two good things.” Today, this is deeply relevant to the chiropractic profession.
April 8, Sarnia, ON - The Lambton Chiropractic Society will hold its 1st Annual Spinal Health Week 5km Run/3km Walk on Saturday May 2, 2009 at 10:00 am in Canatara Park. Special guest Nate Brannen, Canadian Olympic Runner, will be in attendance to speak with participants and sign autographs.
Jan. 26, Toronto - In today’s evidence-informed world, knowledge is an ever-expanding asset. The CMCC Sports Club, an initiative developed to inspire through education via presentations and workshops delivered by seasoned athletes and professionals in the field of sports medicine, was created with this notion in mind.
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